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### Pronunciation Modificar

• IPA: /ˈmɛtɹɪk/, SAMPA: /"mEtrIk/
• Hyphenation: met‧ric

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From French métrique (1864) < New Latin metricus (pertaining to the system based on the meter) < metrum (a meter); see meter.

### Adjective Modificar

Metric (not comparable)
 Positive Metric Superlativenone (absolute)
1. of or relating to the metric system of measurement
2. (music) of or relating to the meter of a piece of music.
3. Patrono:Maths Of or relating to distance

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### Noun Modificar

 Singular Metric PluralMetrics
Metric (plural Metrics)
1. A measure for something; a means of deriving a quantitative measurement or approximation for otherwise qualitative phenomena (esp. used in Software Engineering)
2. (mathematics) A measurement of the "distance" between two points in some metric space: it is a function d(x,y) between points x and y satisfying the following properties: (1) "positive definiteness": $d(x,y) \ge 0$ and $d(x,y) = 0 \mbox{ iff } x=y$, (2) "symmetry": $d(x,y) = d(y,x)$, and (3) "triangle inequality": $d(x,y) \le d(x,z) + d(z,y)$.

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